Our membership meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month and are open to anyone interested in attending (you don't have to be an active member to come to our meetings!).
Listed below are the minutes from our previous meetings:
January 2nd, 2013 - Speakers: In Depth Committee Updates & Executive Director Membership Update
February 6th, 2013 - Speakers: Orofino High School Athletic Director Mr. Doug South & Ian Barrett and Kevin Heckathorn, OHS Seniors, who gave a presentation on their senior project.
March 6th, 2013 - Speaker: Jill Woolsey with a presentation on Brookside Landing's Memory Care Program.
August 17th, 2011 - Speaker: Robert Reggear, Joint School District 171 Facilities Committee
October 5th, 2011 - Speaker: Alex Irby with a presentation on the Clearwater Basin Collaborative Organization.
October 19th, 2011 - Speaker: Rick Brazell, Clearwater National Forest Supervisor with an update on the current happenings with our local forest service office.
November 2nd, 2011 - Speaker: Jeanette Gorman, Clearwater Valley Hospital & Clinics with a educational customer service presentation.
November 16th, 2011 - Speaker: Monica Jones, Idaho Department of Labor with a presentation on the Idaho Career Connect Program.
December 7th, 2011 - In-Depth Committee Reports & 2012 Chamber Board Of Directors Elections.
December 21st, 2011 - Annual Christmas Meeting Featuring The Orofino Brass Band.
January 4th, 2012 - Chris St. Germain with a presentation on broadband expansions in our area.
January 18th, 2012 - In-Depth Committee Updates
February 15th, 2012 - 2012 World Jet Boat Committee with informaton on a race that will be held in Orofino on Apriil 18th, 2012.
March 07, 2012 - Our speaker was Mike MacDowell who gave the membership a presentation on the Idaho Insurance Exchange.
March 21, 2012 - Our speaker was Rick Laam, City Administrator with an update on the current happenings with the City of Orofino.
April 4th, 2012 - Our speaker was Terema Carlin, ICIO Warden.
May 2nd, 2012 - Our speakers were Amber Hanes Miller, Jack Peasley, Dr. Carmen Simon & Kathy Martin from Lewis Clark State College.
May 16th, 2012 - Our speakers were Representatives Sheryl Nuxoll & Paul Shepherd with a presentation on the 2012 Idaho Legislative Session Happenings.
June 6th, 2012 - Our speaker was Kathy Rodriguez from the Clearwater Nez Perce National Forest Offices.
June 20th, 2012 - Our speaker was Robert Vian, SD 171 2012 Superintendent.
July 18th, 2012 - Our speakers were Commissioners Don Ebert & Stan Leach with an update on the current projects in Clearwater County.
August 1st, 2012 - Our speaker was Dave McKenzie with a presentation on SCORE - Free Business Counseling and what they can do for our businesses.
September 5th, 2012 - Our speaker was Sheriff Chris Goetz with an update on the Summer happenings with the Clearwater County Sheriff's Department.
October 3rd, 2012 - Our speakers were Commissioner Roberts & Commissioner Katsilometes from Idaho State Tax Commission with a presentation on the Idaho State Tax Commission and many of the issues that our businesss may be dealing with.
November 7th, 2012 - Our speakers Judy Higueria and Keith Havens from KLEW TV.
December 5th, 2012 - Our guests were the Orofino High School Choir. We also voted for our 2013 Board Member Positions.
Since 1949 the Orofino Chamber Of Commerce has been working as a nonprofit organization dedicated to our members. We are made up of over 110 businesses, individuals and organizations. When you become a chamber member, you invest in the future of the business community and ensure that the chamber keeps working toward its mission… to promote economic commerce in Orofino by advocating economic vitality, high quality of life and wise use and development of our resources for the benefit of all residents. The Chamber’s mission is achieved through the hard work and dedication of volunteers and Professional staff, working together to make our community successful. When you’re a member of the Orofino Chamber of Commerce, you’re in great company!
We work for you! The Chamber is governed by an eleven member Board of Directors. Board members are elected by the membership to three-year terms, with three members elected each year. It is the goal of the Chamber to have members that represent as many business sectors as possible. You Hold The Power: All members in good standing are eligible to vote in the Board of Directors election held once a year.
Our services and business promotion will bring customers to your door. The Orofino Chamber of Commerce is funded by dues paid by the membership and annual events that promote a high quality of life and beautification for all. We are both working toward a common goal… commercial, industrial and civic development. Our power is derived from a great mutual effort made by the community. As the Chamber membership grows, we are able to build a more productive and fruitful business environment as well as enhance professional opportunities. Every new business and organization that joins the Chamber means a larger network of clients, patients, and citizens who need your professional services.
If you have any questions about membership benefits, opportunities or local resources please don’t hesitate to contact us, or come talk to us in person at a General Membership Meeting which are held at the Ponderosa Restaurant on the first and third Wednesday’s of every month.
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The Orofino Chamber Of Commerce is made up of over 120 member businesses, individuals and organizations. When you become a Chamber member, you invest in the future of the business community.
We invite you to join us by filling out our membership application and return it to the Orofino Chamber Of Commerce Office by mail, in person or by e-mail.